On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1990

Historical Events

  • 1,426 pilgrims trampled to death after a panic in a tunnel in Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Historic Event

Imelda Marcos and Adnan Khashoggi found not guilty of racketeering

Famous Birthdays

Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie, Australian actress and producer (The Wolf of Wall Street, Focus), born in Dalby, Queensland

Famous Deaths

  • Muntu Myeza, South African anti-apartheid activist and General Secretary of SASO, dies in automobile accident at 39
  • Snooky Lanson [Roy Landman], American singer (Your Hit Parade; 5 Star Jubilee), dies at 76
1990 Highlights

About July 2, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Canada Day (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer